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This ‘simple blood test’ could catch concussions missed by CT scans

Suzanne Leigh | 
Many patients with concussion have normal CT scans and are discharged from the hospital without follow-up. But a blood test ...
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Using CRISPR to map human gene functions

Nicholas Weiler | 
UC San Francisco scientists have used a high-throughput CRISPR-based technique to rapidly map the functions of nearly 500 genes in ...
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Autism linked to electrical firing of neurons, neuron-controlled brain size

Dana Smith | 
Researchers at UC San Francisco have developed a new genetic model of autism, using neurons created in the lab from ...
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Cancer treatments could be guided by evolving ratio of mutated/normal driver genes

Pete Farley | 
Choosing among cancer treatments increasingly involves determining whether tumor cells harbor specific, mutated “oncogenes” that drive abnormal growth and that ...
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Molecular ‘Rosetta Stone’ could provide insight into autism

Nicholas Weiler | 
Distinct sets of genetic defects in a single neuronal protein can lead either to infantile epilepsy or to autism spectrum ...

Genetic analysis reveals striking diversity of Mexican people

Kristen Bole | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In the most comprehensive ...

UCSF study identifies thousands of previously unknown RNA molecules

Jeffrey Norris | 
The following is an excerpt. A new UC San Francisco study highlights the potential importance of the vast majority of ...

Genes involved in birth defects may also lead to mental illness

Jeffrey Norris | 
The following is an excerpt. Gene mutations that lead to major birth defects may also cause subtle disruptions in the ...